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Hangin' With ... ESPN Int'l SVP Of Production, Programming, Marketing & Ad Sales Bunnell

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 05 / 16

Tim Bunnell TIM BUNNELL is the senior VP of production, programming, marketing and advertising sales at ESPN Int'l. In his capacity, he keeps a close eye on the network's Latin American operati...

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Rio Olympic Village 85% Finished

Construction consortium Ilha Pura said that the construction of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic village is 85% "complete and due to be concluded by end of the year," according to XINHUA. The village "is being constructed next to Barra Olympic Park, which is located in the southwest of Rio and wi ...

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Chile Announces Anti-Violence Measures

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Tags: International Football, South America

Hangin' With ... Javier Tebas

JAVIER TEBAS is the president of the Spanish Football League. Since taking over as LFP president in April '13, Tebas has addressed several of the league's key issues, including match-fixing, distribution of TV revenue and the clubs' collective debt. In that time, he also has overseen the LFP Worl ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Europe, South America

Santos Promises To Settle Late Payments

Brasileiro side Santos is "once again is late on salary payments to players and employees," as two months have passed since the club has paid salaries and image rights to players, according to Gonçalo Junior of ESTADÃO. The club is nearing three months without compensating employees, ...

Tags: Franchises, Brazil

Romário To Head CBF Investigation

The Brazilian senate will have a new parliamentary inquiry commission (CPI) in order to proceed with the "investigation to examine" the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF), according to MAQUINA DO ESPORTE. Former footballer turned Senator Romário will "lead the commission." Senator&nbs ...

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Brazilian Senate Approves MP Outline

The Brazilian senate "approved the outlined text" of the Medida Provisória, which refinances Brasileiro club debt, that will now "continue on to be sanctioned" by Brazil President Dilma Rousseff, according to Brido & Peron of ESTADÃO. The senate "agreed with the text" that cam ...

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Rio Marathon Sees Female Increase

The Rio de Janeiro Marathon & Half Marathon "celebrates a record number of female participants for this year," according to Duda Lopes of MAQUINA DO ESPORTE. Nearly half of the participants "will be women" for the half marathon. The numbers have "even surprised the organizers." In '13, the half ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Brazil

CBF, Ultrafarma Sign 30-Year Sponsorship

The Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) announced on Monday a 30-year sponsorship from pharmaceutical e-commerce Ultrafarma for the Brazilian national team, according to ESTADÃO. Ultrafarma, which becomes the team's 14th sponsor, "will not place a logo on the team's uniform, but will exh ...

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Brazilian FFP Yet To Receive Reports

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Atlético Mineiro Fans Flock To The Mineirão

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